NT1976 : Cramond Tower

taken 7 years ago, near to Cramond, Edinburgh, Great Britain

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Cramond Tower
Cramond Tower
Sources vary as to whether the tower dates from the 14th, 15th or 16th century. It may have been built by the Bishop of Dunkeld, but then again it may not. It passed through the hands of the Douglas family of Kilspindie and the descendants of Edinburgh merchant James Inglis, who bought it in 1622. It was abandoned in 1680 when the more commodious Cramond House was built nearby, and fell into ruin. It was restored between 1979 and 1981 by Robert Hurd and Partners for Mr Jamieson. It is a Category B Listed building, but is no longer a scheduled Ancient Monument.
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1909 7696 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.7267N 3:17.8905W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1908 7692
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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